In this incisive study Sarah Broadie gives an argued account of the main topics of Aristotle’s ethics: eudaimonia, virtue, voluntary agency, practical reason. Sarah Broadie concentrates on what he has to teach about happiness, virtue, Never forgetting that ethics for Aristotle is above all a practical enterprise, she. , English, Book edition: Ethics with Aristotle / Sarah Broadie. Giving an analysis of the main themes of Aristotle’s ethics, the author concentrates on his.
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This means that unless some non-highest goods should be pursued as ultimate ends, every action and decision should aim at the highest good. Sarah Broadie concentrates on what he has to teach about happiness, virtue, voluntary agency, practical reason, incontinence, pleasure, and the place of theoria in the best life. Happy Lives and the Highest Good: Choose your country or region Close.
These 2 locations in Australian Capital Territory: More This book turns a philosophical lens on to the main themes of Aristotle’s Ethics, offering detailed discussions of happiness as an end, virtue, character development, voluntary aristtole, prohairesis rational choicepractical wisdom, incontinence, pleasure, and the theoretic ideal. Other goods, such as pleasure and friendship, are ultimate ends — not to be pursued for the sake of anything further — but they are worth pursuing only if they will be enjoyed together with virtuous activity.
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Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait At the end of chapter 10, Broadie notes that the highest good as good-maker is not the most desirable good, because “it is more desirable to have broadei good-maker plus the other goods.
Examples of ES include Eternalism in the philosophy of time, as well as determinism. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: There is no relation of order between an event in the past and an event in the future though there will be, once both are past.
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University of Western Australia. Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Ethics with Aristotle Sarah Broadie Abstract This book turns a philosophical lens on to the main themes of Aristotle’s Ethics, offering detailed discussions of happiness as an end, broaeie, character development, voluntary agency, prohairesis rational choicepractical wisdom, incontinence, pleasure, and the theoretic ideal.
Contents Chapter 1 Happiness the Supreme End. Search my Subject Specializations: On either view Alexander falls short of the standards of sympathetic interpretation of an opposing view that might be expected of a contemporary philosopher, but in the context of ancient controversy that is hardly surprising. Essays on Metaphysics and Ethics. Selected pages Title Page. The notion that every wjth activity should be assessed in terms of the maximisation of a single good, for example wealth, relates directly to the theme of B.
The book culminates in a sustained argument showing how even Aristotle’s ideal of theoretic contemplation in integral to his essentially practical vision of human nature. The difference between potential and actual good-maker is greater than Broadie lets on. Flinders University Central Library.
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The notion is supposed to correspond to his “principle and cause of the goods” at NE 1. Divine Activity versus Human Happiness. Chapter 1 Happiness the Supreme End. The — questionable — assumption seems to be that a prospective outcome E is desirable iff either E will occur and things would have been worse if it didn’t, or E won’t occur and things would have been better if it did.
It may seem surprising, then, that Alexander of Aphrodisias, who as Marwan Rashed has shown emphasises the role of substances, or rather of the distinct species of which they are members, 2 should nevertheless follow post-Aristotelian tradition e. In philosophy, and in the humanities generally, the experience of teaching can prompt reflection and so inform research, just as research can inform teaching–something which those in positions of authority are not always able, or willing, to recognise.
Broadie’s favored candidate for the role of good-maker is virtuous activity, i. Probing the Craft Analogy. On the view she presents, 1 the now changes, not like something moving from one location to another where the locations exist independently of the moving thingbut more like something altering where the properties exist only by being instantiated by the altering thing ; 2 one event is before another only if it is either nearer to the now in the future or further from the now in the past.
That volume was a retrospective collection of S. Third is a story about the relation between the highest good and other goods, on which those others need not be any kind of means to the highest. Cora Diamond – – Philosophical Investigations 38 Skip to content Skip to search.
Other goods can make one life with the highest good better than another.
The University of Sydney. Not available for loan Book English Show 0 more libraries Against the Broavie Theory. These 2 locations in Queensland: Chapter 7 Aristotles Values. Never forgetting that ethics for Aristotle is above all a practical enterprise, she sheds new light on ways in which this practical orientation affects both content and method of his inquiry.